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Monday, 15 February 2021

Austin Sixteen BS1 Brochure

 

 You can call the Austin 16 BN1 the first post war Austin.  Manufactured from 1945 to 1946, it was basically the body of the Austin Twelve with the new 4-cylinder 2199 cc, overhead-valve engine fitted. This made the 16 BS1 the first Austin saloon car with an overhead valve engine.  This was quite a strong engine, giving a healthy turn of speed compared to the rather staid prewar Austin saloon cars. Reading this brochure really makes you want to go out and find one of these machines.